Five Fantastic Facts about author Dimity Powell

Hi, today we find out five fantastic facts about author Dimity Powell.

Dimity Jan 2012

What is the most recent book you’ve had published and can you please tell us a bit about it?

The Fix-It Man with Nicky Johnston and EK Books. A tender look at loss and grief and how it affects a young girl and her father following the loss of her mother.

What was the first story you remember writing when you were at school and can you tell us what happened in the story?

A story about a wild filly called Brandy who got lost in a storm. I was mad for horses back then.

What got you interested in writing in the first place?

Reading. It is still my ultimate favourite past time.

What’s your favourite writing tip and how do you use it in your writing?

Silence. Surround yourself with it so you can ‘hear’ the story and your characters. Also, don’t be afraid to live. Life experiences fertilise great story ideas!

What’s your favourite fun activity to do besides writing?

Camping! Because it involves heaps of my other favourite fun activities like eating, hiking, relaxing, swimming, reading…you get the idea.

Thanks for joining us Dimity, I love camping too!

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